To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the draft Invasive Non-native Species (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (a) makes policy changes, (b) will lead to a change in operational delivery, (c) will impose additional costs on (i) business, (ii) individuals, or (iii) the public sector, (d) makes changes to primary legislation, (e) will result in any additional environmental impacts compared with the legislation being amended or replaced, and (f) is only required in the event the UK leaves the EU with no deal.
31 January 2019
The Invasive Non-native Species (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 were considered by the Delegated Legislation Committee on 29 January.
c) i) No.
iii) The costs on the public sector will be low.
d) A minor amendment is made to Section 11 of the Destructive Imported Animals Act 1932.
f) No. This instrument is needed when the UK leaves the EU: it will be deferred to the end of an implementation period if no longer needed on 29 March 2019.